Mill Korean Restaurant
Served bubbling hot, soon du bua concoction of
marinated soft tofu, onions, clear broth, and chili
powderwill scorch your lips, warm you to the
bone, and leave your sinuses clear till spring ($6.95).
2895 Broadway, at 113th Street
Studded with black beans that seem to dissolve on
contact with your tongue and tasting vaguely of Froot
Loops, Banania’s pumpkin soup is a silken,
satisfying treat ($6.00).
241 Smith Street, Cobble Hill, Brooklyn
Cozy Soup 'n' Burger
Thick, savory, and clogged with giant bread crumbs,
Cozy’s split-pea soup redefines words like
hearty, robust, and even delicious
($2.50 small, $3.50 large).
739 Broadway, at Astor Place
Hurricane Hopeful Chowder Bar
This Williamsburg haunt, which doubles as a surf shop,
may well be the only restaurant in town where you can
sign up for a surfing lesson while waiting for the
best New England clam chowder south of Plymouth Rock ($5.50).
218 North 7th Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn
The Crosby Connection
Served on the street from a space the size of a broom
closet, the homemade lentil soup is the perfect
antidote to winterand to the restaurant’s
chilly lunchtime lines ($3 small, $4 large, $7 jumbo).
172 Crosby Street